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Character Photos / Actor photography

August 19, 2021 - A quick post with a selection of photos I'm able to share from a film production I'm currently working on, as part of a...
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A strange visitor to Hebden Bridge - Jabberwock

June 09, 2021 - A strange visitor arrived in Hebden Bridge today, surprising the locals and stealing our sweets!. The Jabberwock!. The...
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Todmorden Town Deal

January 30, 2021 - Honoured to have been commissioned to help with the Todmorden Town Deal bid, hoping to bring £25m of development to #Tod...
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Hebdenroyd Christmas Lights

December 26, 2019 - lovely events again organised by Hebdenroyd Town Council on the switch on of Christmas Lights
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UAV Flights - Stoodley Pike Showreel

July 29, 2019 - UAV Flights - Stoodley Pike Showreel - a trip up to local Stoodley Pike for some drone work/practice all photos/video (...
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Fly! Kite Festival 2018

October 18, 2018 - Lovely (and fortunately breezy!) day at the first Fly! Kite Festival near Halifax, West Yorkshire.
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Hebden Bridge Piano Festival 2017

April 21, 2017 - Great weekend of music on a commission to cover the Hebden Bridge Piano Festival 2017 full gallery here
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Pennine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

January 22, 2017 - I'm pleased to be working with the Pennine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) again in 2017, a local animal charity based in...
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Todmorden Folk Festival

April 18, 2016 - a couple of days at the 2nd Todmorden Folk Festival last weekend. Full gallery can be found here Tod Folk Fest 2017 wil...
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Event Photography Services

January 21, 2016 - As well as providing official photgraphy to may local events and organisations, I also accept commisions for event photo...
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Todmorden Floods, Christmas 2015

January 01, 2016 - a small selection of photos from the historic flooding that occurred in my local area on Boxing Day, 2015. all photos (...
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Fantastical Cycle Parade - April 26th April 2014

April 27, 2014 - all photos (c) Craig Shaw. Full galleries in Events 2014 More information on the event can be found at th...
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Overgate Hospice Winter Warmdown 2013

November 03, 2013 - Full gallery can be found in Events 2013 Official photographer to Overgate Hospice Mountain Bike events. Donation to Ov...
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Live at the Hebden Bridge Trades Club - The Dylan Project

November 02, 2013 - Full gallery can be found in Events 2013
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Heptonstall Festival 2013

September 25, 2013 - Heptonstall held its annual festival last weekend, and the South Pennines village was graced with perfect sunny weather...
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Weddings at Todmorden Town Hall - Wedding & Civil Service photography in Calderdale

June 12, 2013 - Todmorden Town Hall is a historic and imposing striking centre piece in the town, completed in 1876 and now given grade...
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Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade 2013 - the countdown begins...

June 06, 2013 - The 2013 theme is MYTHS, MYSTERIES AND MAYHEM! 2013 Workshops 1, 2 June 1-4pm 4, 6 June 4-6pm 8, 9 June 1-4pm 11, 1...
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Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival - photos and comment

May 12, 2013 - Last weekend Hebden Bridge saw its first ever Burlesque Festival, a gathering of many of the good and great in the UK (a...
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Overgate Hospice 10k Charity Run - April 2013

April 17, 2013 - Blu Planet Photo are pleased to be able to offer their services and help out wiith some very deserving causes, including...
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Musician & Band Portfolios - Fork Handles Studio session

March 05, 2013 - A recent shoot for a cracking local band Fork Handles took me into the studio at Aquarius Acoustics in Colne, where the...
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New Wedding & Civil Service photography packages

January 12, 2013 - A new year is upon us, and with it a few changes to our popular Wedding & Civil Service photography offerings... We stil...
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Happy New Year! (well, almost)

December 30, 2012 - Well, the new year is almost upon us and 2012 has been an interesting year in so many ways at Blu Planet. It has been an...
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Nutcracker - Hebden Bridge Town Hall, December 2012

December 23, 2012 - The performance run of Nutcracker completed last night, after showing for two weeks at the new Waterfront Hall at Hebden...
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Charity event - Big Ass Christmas 2012 by Big Ass Promotions

December 21, 2012 - "Having debuted back in 2010, Big Ass Christmas has grown year on year, and with the announcement of the 2012 line-up; i...
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My first Roller Derby - Bruising Banditas vs Whippin Hinnies

December 17, 2012 - Playing catch up again on blog posting I'm afraid, so will be starting an end of month summary on some of the great peop...
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Hebden Bridge Folk Roots Festival 2012

November 15, 2012 - The weekend of 9-11th November saw the annual Hebden Bridge Folk Roots Festival kick off at both it's usual home at the...
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Are you a local charity? – Apply for FREE photojournalistic coverage of your event.

October 23, 2012 - Are you a registered charity, holding an event in Calderdale?. Please feel free to contact us to apply for FREE photo...
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Best of British Burlesque

October 16, 2012 - An interesting and relatively new (to me) area of photography is the time honoured tradition of Burlesque shows, and one...
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Totally locally.. event's that is. - Blackshaw Head Fete / Floodstock

September 04, 2012 - The weekend was one of staying close to home, with the annual village fete at Blackshaw Head on Saturday, of which we ar...
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The Mystery of the Trapped Geese - a Rochdale Canal Festival Event

August 21, 2012 - An interesting commission last Sunday to take photos for an event run by our good friends at Handmade Parade, as part of...
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RSPCA Events 2012 - K9 Party in the Park 2012 coming soon

August 08, 2012 - Blu Planet Photography are honoured to be supporters of local branches of the RSPCA, including providing photos for both...
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Hebden Bridge Arts Festival 2012

July 10, 2012 - The 19th annual Hebden Bridge Arts Festival has now drawn to a close, and Blu Planet were honoured to be asked to help p...
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Countdown to the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival..

June 27, 2012 - Not long now till the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival kicks off, with a packed program of music, art, dance, comedy and much...
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Flooding in the Calder Valley and the North of England

June 27, 2012 - Whatever natural and man-made factors contributed to it, the recent flooding in our local area has affected a many local...
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Mud and glory.. but all in a good cause

June 17, 2012 - The current fickle (read: wet) weather kept away to make for a nice day for people competing in Overgate Hospice 's Moun...
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Looking forward to the Hebden Arts Festival.. - Dankdance

June 12, 2012 - As part of preparations for the upcoming Hebden Bridge Arts Festival 2012, I met up with Nick and Lindy of performance a...
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Hebden Bridge Trades Club 30th Birthday

June 05, 2012 - Had an enjoyable couple of days covering the 30th birthday celebrations of my little local the Hebden Bridge Trades Club...
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Wedding Photography Services in Calderdale and the North of England

May 01, 2012 - To us, wedding photography is all about telling a story, the story of YOUR big day. We offer a professional, comprehensi...
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Fork Handles Band promo Shoot

April 30, 2012 - had a good photoshoot with local Rock band 'Fork Handles' on Saturday, at the atmospheric and historic location of the o...
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Boudoir Photography by Blu Planet Photography featured in the Hebden Bridge Times 9th Feb 2012

February 09, 2012 - As featured in this week’s Hebden Bridge Times. Call or visit our website for further information. Filed under: Bou...
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Valentine’s Day is coming!..

January 30, 2012 - Valentines day is coming, and there is still time to give the gift of a friendly photo session, either a romantic portra...
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Boudoir Offers for Valentine’s Day

January 10, 2012 - Ladies! Looking for an extra special gift for the love of your life this Valentines Day? Give us a call to discuss a per...
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